Friday 12 April 2019

General Knowledge Quiz 51: Literature Quiz

General Knowledge Quiz 51: Literature Quiz

Yet another Literary Quiz about books from various genres. Try this Books Quiz and give your feedback

1. Who is the author of the Pulitzer Prize winning novel "Roots: The Saga of an American Family"?
Aldous Huxley
Alex Haley
John Steonbeck
Ernest Hemingway

2. What is the name of the ship in R.L Stevenson's classic novel "Treasure Island"?

3. Do you know the name of the whaling ship in the famous novel Moby-Dick?
HMS Saltash

4. "But Seriously:An Autobiography" is the autobiography of a famous tennis player. Who is he?
Bjorn Borg
Boris Becker
John McEnroe
Arthur Ashe

5. Who created the comic strip "Hagar the Horrible"?
Dik Browne
Walt Disney
Dr. Seuss

6. "Historia Ecclesiastica"is a Greek work that gives a chronological account of the development of Early Christianity and the author is known as the "Father of Church History". Who is he?
Evagrius Scholasticus

7. "The Decameron", set in the backdrop of Black Death, is a collection of novellas that has a prominent place in literature. Who was the author?
Geoffrey Chaucer
Giovanni Boccaccio
Alexandre Dumas
Miguel de Cervantes

8. "Basilikon Doron" which in Greek mean "Royal Gift" is a treatise on government written by a King of England. Who is he?
James VI
Henry IV
William I
Edward II

9. Who wrote "The Social Contract" that helped inspire political reforms or revolutions in France?

10. "Hit Refresh" is the autobiography of an American business executive from India who is Chief Executive Officer of a technology company. Who is he?
Satya Nadella
Sundar Pichai
Shantanu Narayen
Arun Sarin

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